Job 38:17
Good News Translation
Has anyone ever shown you the gates that guard the dark world of the dead?

Contemporary English Version
Have you seen the gate to the world of the dead?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Have the gates of death been opened to thee, and hast thou seen the darksome doors?

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Have the gates of death been opened to thee, and hast thou seen the darksome doors?

the gates

Psalm 9:13 Have mercy on me, O Lord: see my humiliation which I suffer from my enemies.

Psalm 107:18 Their soul abhorred all manner of meat: and they drew nigh even to the gates of death.

Psalm 116:3 The sorrows of death have compassed me: and the perils of hell have found me. I met with trouble and sorrow:

the shadow

Job 3:5 Let darkness, and the shadow of death, cover it, let a mist overspread it, and let it be wrapped up in bitterness.

Job 12:22 He discovereth deep things out of darkness, and bringeth up to light the shadow of death.

Psalm 23:4 For though I should walk in the midst of the shadow of death, I will fear no evils, for thou art with me. Thy rod and thy staff, they have comforted me.

Psalm 107:10,14 Such as sat in darkness and in the shadow of death: bound in want and in iron. . . .

Amos 5:8 Seek him that maketh Arcturus, and Orion, and that turneth darkness into morning, and that changeth day into night: that calleth the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth: The Lord is his name.

Matthew 4:16 The people that sat in darkness, hath seen great light: and to them that sat in the region of the shadow of death, light is sprung up.

Context
God Challenges Job
16Hast thou entered into the depths of the sea, and walked in the lowest parts of the deep? 17Have the gates of death been opened to thee, and hast thou seen the darksome doors?18Hast thou considered the breadth of the earth? tell me, if thou knowest all things.…
Cross References
Revelation 1:18
And alive, and was dead. And behold I am living for ever and ever and have the keys of death and of hell.

Job 10:21
Before I go and return no more, to a land that is dark and covered with the mist of death:

Job 11:8
He is higher than heaven, and what wilt thou do? he is deeper than hell, and how wilt thou know?

Job 26:6
Hell is naked before him, and there is no covering for destruction.

Job 34:22
There is no darkness, and there is no shadow of death, where they may be hid who work iniquity.

Psalm 107:18
Their soul abhorred all manner of meat: and they drew nigh even to the gates of death.

Additional Translations
Have the gates of death been revealed to you? Have you seen the gates of the shadow of death?Have the gates of death been opened to you? or have you seen the doors of the shadow of death?

Have the gates of death been revealed unto thee? Or hast thou seen the gates of the shadow of death?

And do the gates of death open to thee for fear; and did the porters of hell quake when they saw thee?

Have the gates of death been revealed unto thee? and hast thou seen the gates of the shadow of death?

Have the gates of death been revealed unto thee? or hast thou seen the gates of the shadow of death?

Have the gates of death been opened to thee? or hast thou seen the doors of the shades of death?

Have the gates of death been revealed to you? Or have you seen the gates of the shadow of death?

Revealed to thee were the gates of death? And the gates of death-shade dost thou see?
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